Their stunning beauty inspires us. Their haunting calls fill us with nostalgia. Loons remind us of joyful days at the lake, of time spent with family. Their arrival each spring signals the end of winter and that warmer days are ahead. Award-winning author, naturalist, and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela believes that loons are the most fascinating of birds. He spent years studying loons, noting their behaviors and capturing them in photographs. Stan’s research spanned major events such as migration and courtship, as well as everyday activities including feeding and sleeping.
The result is a striking portrayal of these amazing birds in Loons. Stan’s extraordinary photographs depict the water birds in a new, unique fashion. His fascinating text, drawn from detailed research and personal observations, provides information about every aspect of the loons’ lives. Presented with headings and short paragraphs, the coffee-table book is pleasurable to browse and easy to read.
“They’re one of my favorite birds because they’re so beautiful,” says Stan. “Their calls can send shivers down my spine, and they have incredible parenting skills.”
Unmatched by any other book on the market, Loons is a must-have for bird watchers, water bird enthusiasts, and nature lovers.